Kavita Khatana* and Anjali Gupta
Department of Chemistry, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, UP, India
*Corresponding Author: Kavita Khatana, Department of Chemistry, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, UP, India.
Received: June 28, 2020; Published: September 21, 2020
Benzofuran and its derivatives are the major group amongst the natural collection of biologically active heterocyclic compounds. Their wide range of pharmacological activities and imaginable applications in medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry have attracted various research scholars, medicinal chemists and pharmacologists. This review emphasizes the progress and development of benzofuran derivatives in various biological activities with an update of current research findings during a decade.
Keywords: Benzofuran; Antioxidant; Antiviral; Antimicrobial; Anticancer
Citation: Kavita Khatana and Anjali Gupta. “An Update on Natural Occurrence and Biological Activity of Benzofurans". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 4.10 (2020): 114-123.
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